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Definition of «Humerus»

Humerus: The long bone in the arm which extends from the shoulder to the elbow.

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  • humerus: Definition from Answers.com

    n. , pl. , -mer·i ( -mə-rī ' ). The long bone of the arm or forelimb, extending from the shoulder to the elbow. [Latin, upper arm.]

  • Humerus - PO Home

    The humerus is the arm bone (most folks call it the UPPER arm bone). It has action at the shoulder joint and at the elbow joints (two at the elbow).

  • humerus (bone) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia

    humerus (bone), long bone of the upper limb or forelimb of land vertebrates that forms the shoulder joint above, where it articulates with a lateral depression of the ...

  • Humerus | Define Humerus at Dictionary.com

    noun, plural -mer·i . Anatomy . 1. the long bone in the arm of humans extending from the shoulder to the elbow. 2. brachium. 3. Zoology . a corresponding bone ...

  • Humerus - Ganfyd

    The humerus is the only bone of the upper arm. It is both the longest and largest bone of the upper limb. It consists of expanded ends and a shaft.

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